Parish Organizations/Ministries



Everyone is invited to participate in Adoration by sharing their presence with our Lord's presence. Adoration is offered each Tuesday in the Chapel. You may schedule yourself ahead of time for an hour or two or simply drop by for a few minutes... Read more


The Adopt-A-Family program is a partnership between St. Bede parish families and families from several parishes downtown. Through the program, in late November and early December, in-need families are "adopted" and given the gift of Christmas by the... Read more

Altar Server Ministry

The Altar Server Ministry is an ancient tradition in the Catholic church that continues today. Altar Servers support and assist the priest and deacon during the various liturgies and worship services or ceremonies. The server function and role... Read more

Altar Society and Environment Ministries

The Altar Society and Environment Ministries keep the church and sacristy beautiful, fully stocked and ready for any of our celebrations and liturgies. The Altar Society attends to the overall needs of the church, chapel, and sacristy. Besides... Read more

Always Our Children

Always Our Children, the support group for parents of those who are gay or lesbian, is based on the document written by The Bishops' Committee on Marriage and Family. The group comes together in a safe and confidential environment to share experiences... Read more

Bereavement/Funeral Ministry

The Bereavement/Funeral Ministry provides support to those who have lost a loved one. The ministry assists the family in scheduling and planning the funeral and supports the family and priest during the Mass or funeral liturgy... Read more

Beyond Good Grief

Beyond Good Grief is an ongoing support group for those who have experienced a loss through death and who are interested in talking with others who share similar experiences. Beyond Good Grief meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 pm in the Parish.. Read more

Brothers' Helpers

Brothers' Helpers is a 501(c)3 charity that prepares, packages, delivers and serves hot nutritious dinners Monday through Friday evenings to those in greatest need in downtown Los Angeles. This ministry began at St. Bede in 2003... Read more


Endow ministry at St. Bede is a local group of the national organization whose goal is a world where every woman has the opportunities, the knowledge, the courage and the support to be the best version of themselves – made in image and likeness of God... Read more

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, usually referred to as EMs, assist the priest and deacon in distributing the Body and Blood of Christ at Mass and to the sick and homebound. Whether at Mass or in special situations, the EM enables... Read more


Families with Young Children (YFM)

St. Bede Ministry for Families with Young Children (YFM) is a chance for parents with young children to connect and share in fellowship together. The group meets monthly for a "stay-and-play" after the 9am Mass on the first Sunday of each month. General Read more

Good Grief

Good Grief is a structured bereavement support group with a defined agenda for each of the six one per week meetings. It is held twice yearly (Spring and Fall) to assist those who have lost a loved one through death. The six week... Read more

Italian Catholic Federation

The Italian Catholic Federation (ICF) is a Christian, family oriented, non-profit fraternal organization dedicated to promoting activities that build faith and family spirit and bring men, women, and children of all ages together. St. Bede's Branch ... Read more

Knights of Columbus

The Knights of Columbeus, Council 3254, is a Catholic fraternal orgnaization serving the local parishes of St. Bede, Holy Redeemer, and St. James. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational... Read more


Lectors are special liturgical ministers whose principal duty is to serve the faith community by proclaiming the readings from Scripture during the liturgies such as the Mass, Liturgy of the Hours, Communal Penance Services, and at other liturgies... Read more

Magis/Ignatian Spirituality - 12/24/2014

Magis is the Christian Life Community at St. Bede the Venerable. The larger organization (CLC) is an international association of men and women who desire to follow Jesus Christ more closely and work with Him to build a world of justice and peace. Read more

Media Ministry

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Men's Morning Coffee Group

Men’s Morning Coffee Group meets twice a month at 6:30am. The goal of the group is to become better husbands, fathers and men by enriching their lives and strengthening their Catholic faith through prayer, reflection, discussion, adoration, etc. ... Read more


Ministry to the Sick

The Ministry to the Sick attends to the spiritual needs of those who are ill or home bound. Communion is brought to the home, hospital or retirement or nursing home. Time is spent with the individual and prayers and reflections are shared... Read more

Monthly Book Club

Our Monthly Book Club meets the third Wednesday of every month in the Parish Center from 10:00am to 11:00am. All book selections are made on recommendations from the group. For more information contact Edna 626-577-7155. Read more

Music Ministry

The Music Ministry at St. Bede provides the liturgical music including musicians and cantors for all liturgies. This includes Sunday Masses, Funerals, Weddings, and many other special events. Dr. Anthony Lupica, our Director of Music handles all reguest Read more

Parish Center Volunteers

Parish Center volunteers help in the front office by greeting people, answering phones, taking messages, making copies, helping people with Mass Intentions or other needs and performaing other administrative tasks. Volunteers work according to their... Read more

Parish Council of Women

The Parish Council of Women is affiliated with the Archdiocesan Council of Women (ACCW) and serves to unite all women of St. Bede Parish. Through fundraising for Church needs and outside organizations, the council promotes the spiritual and social... Read more


The Primetimer's group provides social activities and get togethers for those 55 years and older. The once per month luncheon with entertainment/speaker provides an enjoyable afternoon gathering for group members... Read more

Respect Life

Our Respect Life Ministry is concerned with communicating and supporting Church teachings on the Catholic social issues of abortion and euthanasia. (Together with Justice and Peace, the two ministries address the Catholic concerns of maintaining the... Read more

Safeguard the Children

Safeguard the Children is our parish program, under the direction of our Safeguard the Children Ministerial Committee, that focuses on keeping our children safe at all times and it is managed by a ministry oversight committee.  The ministry consists of... Read more


Skidettes is one of the oldest outreach ministries at St. Bede. The ministry makes and delivers over 1000 lunches each week to those in need in downtown Los Angeles. Six shelters are assisted by this ministry including those for... Read more

St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international non-profit organization of lay Catholic men and women dedicated to serving the poor. The international organization reaches the poor through local councils and conferences... Read more


Our Usher Ministry represents the face of St. Bede to the many who come to worship as part of our faith community. The ushers welcoming presence conveys the spirit of our community and makes that very critical positive first impression. During our... Read more

Young Adult Ministry

The Young Adult Ministry at St. Bede offers faith sharing opportunities for the young adults of our community. Married or single adults between the ages of 21 and 39 are invited to join together in faith for the social and spiritual opportunities. Read more

Youth Ministry

Our Youth Ministry helps each and every young person grow personally and spiritually. By coming together as a Catholic community and being involved in the ministry's faith related as well as social and sports activities, those participating in... Read more




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